The guard at the service told worshippers to get down on the floor when they heard the shots. They prayed for the victims.
SAN ANTONIO — One person is dead and another critically wounded after a shooting across the street from an east San Antonio church this morning where a worship service was underway, police said.
It happened just before 11 a.m. on the 200 block of Noblewood near the Wheatley Heights Sports Complex.
When officers arrived at the location, they found the two victims with life-threatening injuries inside a car.
The minister of Bethany First Baptist Church across the street said worshippers heard the shots ring out, and were told by their security guard to get down on the floor, which they did.
After the shooting stopped, the congregation stopped to pray for the injured.
A church member told us they are now planning a revival at the apartment complex where the shooting victims were found, saying Jesus is the answer.
The two victims were taken to a local hospital.
Police have two suspects in custody at this time. No more information was available.
This is a developing story.
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